Nov 7, 2014

Chicago archdiocese releases more abuse records

The Archdiocese of Chicago has released thousands of pages of internal documents pertaining to how it dealt with allegations of child sexual abuse by 35 priests going back decades. The archdiocese posted the documents on its website Thursday. They’re in addition to records related ...

Nov 6, 2014

Russia told U.S. it will not attend 2016 nuclear security summit

Russia has told the United States that it will not attend a 2016 nuclear security summit, the State Department said on Wednesday, in the latest sign of frosty ties between Washington and Moscow. Explaining why it would stay away, Moscow said it doubted the ...

Oct 3, 2014

White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she and her partner had intended. The woman is seeking damages and wants to ensure the sperm bank ...

Sep 29, 2014

Senator to seek probe of Chicago air center sabotage

A U.S. senator said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control center and bring Chicago’s two international airports to a halt. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois told The Associated Press that he ...